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Warranties and representations in share purchase agreements

January 4 2013 In Sycamore Bidco Ltd v Breslin [2012], the High Court recently considered whether express warranties in a share purchase agreement could also be the…

UK Supreme Court decision on unjust enrichment

September 2 2013 The UK Supreme Court ("UKSC") recently addressed the law on unjust enrichment (Benedetti v Sawiris & Ors [2013] UKSC 50and in particular the issue…

Deleting data from the internet: search engines’ obligations unclear following CJEU decision

May 22 2014 The Court of Justice for the European Union ("CJEU"), the supreme court in matters of European Union ("EU") law, has ruled that, where certain…

New Zealand added to EU ‘white list’ of countries offering adequate data protection standards

January 4 2013 On 19 December 2012, the European Commission ("Commission") formally recognised the adequacy of personal data protection law in New Zealand, thereby…

Defamation Act 2013 comes into effect

January 7 2014 On 1 January 2014, the Defamation Act 2013 (the "Act"), which received Royal Assent on 25 April 2013, entered into force. Prior to the Act, the law…

Device fingerprinting: EU cookie laws apply

January 7 2015 In late 2014 the European Union's ("EU") independent data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party ("A29WP"), issued an opinion on the…

Global privacy regulators seek to improve compliance with data protection laws by app providers

January 7 2015 On 9 December 2014, authorities responsible for the regulation of privacy and data protection laws in 23 separate countries, including the UK (the…

The Internet of Things: new opinion issued by the Article 29 Working Party

October 22 2014 The European Union's ("EU") independent data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party ("A29WP") has recently published an opinion…

European court confirms web-browsing does not infringe copyright

June 18 2014 The Court of Justice for the European Union ("CJEU"), the supreme court for matters of European Union law, has confirmed that viewing copyright…

Reform of UK consumer rights law: new digital content provisions now in effect

June 13 2014 European Union ("EU") law regarding consumer contracts, including that which governs the provision of digital content, is undergoing large-scale…